GitHub is a company that offers code hosting services allowing developers to build software for open source and private projects in organizations. It provides access control and collaboration features such as task management, bug tracking, wikis, and feature requests for various projects.

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Parent CompanyMicrosoft
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
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GitHub was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at GitHub

Nat Friedman

Nat Friedman

Chief Executive Officer
PJ Hyett

PJ Hyett

Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Chief Financial Officer
Erica Brescia

Erica Brescia

Chief Operating Officer
Jason Warner

Jason Warner

Chief Technology Officer
Tyler Fuller

Tyler Fuller

General Counsel
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GitHub Office Locations

GitHub has offices in San Francisco and Amsterdam
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St, San Francisco
Amsterdam, NL
Vijzelstraat 68-72 1017 HL
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GitHub Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$350.5 m


In total, GitHub had raised $350.5 m. GitHub is a subsidiary of Microsoft

GitHub Revenue

GitHub's revenue was reported to be $200 m in Y, 2017 which is a 52.7% increase from the previous period.
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GitHub Operating Metrics

Jul, 2015Y, 2015Dec, 2016Apr, 2017Oct, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018May, 2018Nov, 2018


10 m9 m18 m20 m23.1 m27 m31 m

Enterprise Customers

1.5 m

Average Daily Time Spent per User, minutes


Projects Launched

25 m77 m
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GitHub Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SemmleSeptember 19, 2019
EaselJanuary 09, 2014
Ordered ListDecember 05, 2011

GitHub Cybersecurity Score

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GitHub Online and Social Media Presence

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GitHub Company Culture

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GitHub Blogs

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.1 available as a release candidate

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.1 is now available to download as a release candidate. This release follows the most popular GitHub Enterprise Server release in years. GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0 brought GitHub Actions, GitHub Packages and

GitHub Availability Report: April 2021

In April, we experienced two incidents resulting in significant impact and degraded state of availability for API requests and the GitHub Packages service, specifically the GitHub Packages Container registry service. April 1 21:30 UTC (lasting

How we use Web Components at GitHub

At GitHub, we pride ourselves on delivering a first-class developer experience. A considerable part of our work is on our front end, which we strive to keep as lightweight, fast, and accessible as possible. For

Goodbye Dependabot Preview, hello Dependabot!

Dependabot Preview has helped more than 30,000 organizations keep their packages updated with more than seven million pull requests merged since it launched. As a result of that success, the Dependabot team joined GitHub in

A call for feedback on our policies around exploits and malware

We’re calling for feedback on our policy around security research, malware, and exploits on the platform so that the security community can collaborate on GitHub under a clearer set of terms. We want to be

GitHub Desktop supports hiding whitespace, expanding diffs, and creating repository aliases

GitHub Desktop 2.8 now includes several new features to make it easier to work with diffs and easier for people who have multiple copies of the same repository. Expand diffs to get more context around
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GitHub Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was GitHub founded?

    GitHub was founded in 2008.

  • Who are GitHub key executives?

    GitHub's key executives are Nat Friedman, PJ Hyett and Mike Taylor.

  • How many employees does GitHub have?

    GitHub has 2,900 employees.

  • What is GitHub revenue?

    Latest GitHub annual revenue is $200 m.

  • What is GitHub revenue per employee?

    Latest GitHub revenue per employee is $69 k.

  • Who are GitHub competitors?

    Competitors of GitHub include BitBucket, CircleCI and Amazon Web Services.

  • Where is GitHub headquarters?

    GitHub headquarters is located at 88 Colin P Kelly Jr St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are GitHub offices?

    GitHub has offices in San Francisco and Amsterdam.

  • How many offices does GitHub have?

    GitHub has 2 offices.